[aprssig] Slashdot Story: France Says D-Star Ham Radio Mode Is Illegal

Ben Jackson bbj at innismir.net
Wed Jun 30 14:42:28 CDT 2010

Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> The story linked in the Slashdot.Org url below says the French 
> equivalent of the FCC is trying to ban D-Star because it uses a 
> proprietary codec and connects to the Internet.    Is APRS next????

Thankfully, APRS is AX.25 which is an open standard and unencumbered by 
patents, so at least we don't have to worry about /that/

Ben Jackson - N1WBV - New Bedford, MA
bbj <at> innismir.net - http://www.innismir.net/

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